By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tom Gagnier, Navy Office of Community Outreach Photo By, Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tim Miller
BATH, Maine â€“ A 2015 Bayonne High School graduate and Bayonne, New Jersey, native is serving as part of the Pre Commissioning Unit for the future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116).
Seaman Apprentice Randy Bautista is a culinary specialist assigned to DDG 116 in Bath, Maine.
As a culinary specialist Bautista is responsible for food preparation and serving meals to the crew.
â€œI enjoy making my fellow shipmates smile at mealtime and knowing that I’m an important part of their daily lives onboard Thomas Hudner,â€ said Bautista.